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You have been a nice person during your life, but not always (as a snowboarder you didn't respect the skiers, hehe). So after your death you can choose only between two paradises. What do you prefer? (no other choice possible)

A paradise with slopes which are groomed daily (by God himself). The snow is perfect for extremecarving (but off piste snow is bad). There are many chair-lifts for you only, but you may prefer teleportation.
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59%
A paradise with fresh and deep powder every day for amazing freeriding. You can be teleported to the tops of the mountains as often as you want with your freeride snowboard.
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41%
 
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If you had to choose between two paradises...

Post by fivat » Thursday 22 April 2010, 18:37

This poll comes from a funny discussion I had this winter with some friends. :D

For some of us, the dilemma may be HELL! :evil:

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Post by pokkis » Thursday 22 April 2010, 18:43

I selected first option due second one comes by nature already, except that teleport :wink:
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Post by fivat » Thursday 22 April 2010, 18:49

No no, you have to choose between:
1) riding on pistes only (perfect grooming but bad conditions off piste)
2) freeriding only (untracked fresh snow every day).

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Post by pokkis » Thursday 22 April 2010, 19:04

Yep, that i meant, first one is paradise cause option 2 is something we have already existing so who would dream that in paradise 8O
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Post by evGen » Thursday 22 April 2010, 19:13

Only the first .
I even did not do freeriding :oops:
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Post by joemzl » Thursday 22 April 2010, 19:15

I propose: From now on I will respect every skier and love them like a brother (ok, I have none)
I won´t call him a pommes rider any more.
If a skier will damage my Swoard (like it was done :twisted: ) I won´t be angry with him.
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Post by joemzl » Thursday 22 April 2010, 19:36

Ok, I voted for Freeriding.
8O 8O 8O 8O

If Ben, Silber, Skywalker, Istvan, Pokkis and all the others will choose slopes in heaven,

- can you imagine, what will happen?

The slopes will be destroyed in less than one hour. :wink:
(I remember Le Col at ECS this year)
If the :angel2:s help to prepare every half of an hour, I may change my decision.
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Post by eaglefly » Thursday 22 April 2010, 19:40

Tricky question, I just can't vote.. I need to think about it
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Post by WinterGold » Thursday 22 April 2010, 19:42

I love carving fervently and it would be hard to live without it, but hey POWDER - nothing compares to real deep fresh powder ... guess what I voted for :wink: ...

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Post by pokkis » Thursday 22 April 2010, 20:03

joemzl wrote:Ok, I voted for Freecarving.
8O 8O 8O 8O

If Ben, Silber, Skywalker, Istvan, Pokkis and all the others will choose slopes in heaven,

- can you imagine, what will happen?

The slopes will be destroyed in less than one hour. :wink:
(I remember Le Col at ECS this year)
If the :angel2:s help to prepare every half of an hour, I may change my decision.
I dont care about them, those others will not come to my paradise :wink:
Plus LeCol was in good shape full time :D
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Post by fivat » Friday 23 April 2010, 7:02

It's well known: "Hell is the others". :evil:

So in these two paradises, you are alone: making your own trenches (but it's groomed all evenings), or riding untracked fresh snow (your own tracks are cleared every night by fresh snow). :D

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Post by István » Friday 23 April 2010, 7:32

I'll be very sad if I find myself there and my lonely groomers are not there. Or even worse, the empty groomers are there, but my snowboards got lost on the way....

Then I think I'll call "The Manager" and will file a complaint immediately... :twisted:

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Post by fivat » Friday 23 April 2010, 12:46

Well, riding alone would be boring after some time.

The conclusion of the book "Into The Wild" (the true story adapted in a 2007 movie by Sean Penn) is: "Happiness only real when shared".

So in these two paradises one could invite some friends for great sessions together. 8) But only the friends who are not burning in hell. ;-)

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Post by Transistor Rhythm » Friday 23 April 2010, 13:00

Fresh snow can be groomed. Groomed snow cannot be freshed. So I was tempted to go for the second option ;)
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Post by sorro » Friday 23 April 2010, 13:34

The first choice looks like the condition we had last saturday in Zinal :wink: .... damn! Am I dead so...

I choose the first one...

Adding " assuming when arriving to paradise you get the top level to ride big mountains off piste (jumping cliffs, very steep,..)" to the second one then I would chose that one to ride what I'm not able to ride in my life :oops: but even in that case, I would be sad not to be able to do EC for eternity...

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